Bootsy Collins

Lettuce: ‘Keep That Funk Alive’ (Feat. Bootsy Collins)

Prevailing modern funk band Lettuce gets the stamp of approval from none other than a grandmaster inventor of funk and fun, Bootsy Collins, as he lends his voice to “Keep That Funk Alive.” You won’t be able to stand still when you hear this dirty bass line.
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Bootsy Collins brings his epic energy & funk to the World Games opening & closing ceremonies

Funk legend and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Bootsy Collins will serve as Master of Ceremonies for The Music of The World Games this July. Having shared stages with the likes of James Brown and Parliament-Funkadelic, Collins will bring his staple funk and energetic stage presence to the opening (July 7th) and closing ceremonies (July 17th) for The World Games 2022 held in Birmingham, Alabama. As Master of Ceremonies, Bootsy will present “Power of One”, an epic theatrical and musical production with a spectacular presentation of dance, lights, actors, and a 75-piece orchestra.

Bootsy Collins, positively helping to keep the funk alive

"We're off tour, we're depressed, we're making no money," recalls Adam Deitch, drummer for the funk band Lettuce, of those early lockdown days. Around that same time, the legendary funk bassist Bootsy Collins had started posting messages of positivity to Instagram, "just saying," Deitch remembers, "'hang tight, be cool, and keep that funk alive.' "